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Training and certification program: Egg laying II

5/20/18 to 11/16/18 5:00 pm
Ecole Nationale de Médecine Vétérinaire (ENMV)
Contact: Maria Barriga

This layers “specialized” course is an overview of important infectious and non-infectious diseases at different stages of pullet and layer production. The objective of the WVEPAH education program is to offer a highly specialized training on all specific aspects of layers health: pathology, epidemiology, genetics, nutrition, immunology, management, etc., in a format usable in your daily practice. The course will be held in French by poultry sector well-known specialists Dominique Balloy (FR), Vincent Guyonnet (CA), Moncef Bouzouaia (TN), Stéphane Lemière (FR), Hilde vanMeirhaeghe (BE), Robert Gauthier (CA), Abdelkader Amara (TN) and Samuel Roulleau (FR).

Learning objectives

  • Know how to evaluate the birds’ microenvironment in relation to flock health and welfare
  • Gain advanced knowledge relating to mechanisms of disease causation for infectious and non-infectious diseases
  • Recognize normal poultry tissues and recognize abnormal poultry tissues, characterize lesions, and interpret their significance.
  • Understand modern diagnostic technologies including both field and laboratory diagnostics.
  • Plan a logical diagnostic approach to the investigation of disease (including the identification of risk and causative factors of poultry diseases).
  • Collect appropriate diagnostic samples and perform relevant diagnostic tests for disease investigation.
  • Know how to interpret diagnostic results
  • Develop preventive medicine protocols, including biosecurity, coccidiosis and vaccination
  • Apply the judicious use of antibiotic therapy
  • Know supportive and alternative forms of treatment against pathogens

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